Boeing Brings Nine Decades of Aviation Innovation to iPad
CHICAGO, May 7, 2012
CHICAGO, May 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Boeing (NYSE: BA) announced today the
launch of its first official app for iPad, 'Milestones in Innovation', now
available on the App Store. The app brings nine decades of aviation innovation
to iPad through beautiful imageryand an interactive timeline.
"This is the history of Boeing as a digital coffee table book," said Fritz
Johnston, Boeing's vice president of brand and advertising. "iPad's amazing
Retina display makes it the perfect canvas to present this visually stunning
Starting with Bill Boeing founding the company in 1916 and culminating with
first delivery of the 787 Dreamliner, the free app depicts advances that have
transformed the worldand made Boeing one of the most respected companies.The
app also includes four videos from Boeing's "Inspiration to Innovation" series
In addition, Boeing recently began distributing stories, photos, and videos
through Flipboard, Apple's 2010 App of the Year. To follow Boeing on Flipboard
users can search for and select "BoeingStories" from that app's content guide,
which is accessible via the red ribbon at the top of the screen.
Boeing is the world's leading aerospace company and the largest manufacturer
of commercial jetliners and military aircraft. It has customers in 150
countries and employs more than 170,000 people across the United States and in
The Boeing 'Milestones in Innovation' App is available for free from the App
Store on iPad or atwww.itunes.com/appstore.
Contact: Jim Newcomb or Todd Blecher, Boeing Communications, (312) 544-2002
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